Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Genesis 50:20 – July 23, 2019

Genesis 50:1-26 Yosef fell on his father’s face, wept over him and kissed him. 2 Then Yosef ordered the physicians in his service to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Isra’el. 3 Forty days were spent at this, the normal amount of time for embalming. Then the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days. 4 When the period of mourning … Continue reading Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Genesis 50:20 – July 23, 2019

Torah Commentary – Vayechi (He Lived) – Enjoying the Fruit – SCRIPTURES FOR December 30, 2017

Living Torah Commentary Vayechi (He Lived) Genesis 47:28-50:26 1Kings 2:1-12 Hebrews 11:21-22 1Peter 1:3-9; 2:11-17 Enjoying the Fruit Ya'akov is 130 years old when he arrives in Egypt. The following 17 years will be a gift in which he will be able to enjoy the fruit of his life, his family. During this time he … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayechi (He Lived) – Enjoying the Fruit – SCRIPTURES FOR December 30, 2017

Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Vay’khi Jacob Lives another Seventeen Years 47:28. And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years, so the whole age of Jacob was a hundred forty-seven years.29. And the time drew near for Israel to die, and he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have now found favor in your sight, put, I pray you, … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayigash (He approached) – The Day! – SCRIPTURES FOR December 23, 2017

Living Torah Commentary Vayigash (He approached)  Genesis 44:18-47:27 Ezekiel 37:15-28 Acts 7:9-16 The Day! This Torah portion may well be my favorite of all! To consider the prophetic shadows within these words is overwhelming to me. I have no idea how many times I have tried to imagine the scene we are reading. Yosef is … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayigash (He approached) – The Day! – SCRIPTURES FOR December 23, 2017

Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the End) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16 Though It Lingers, Never Give Up   I often consider the life of Yosef as I feel it has much to say to my own life. His life was one of twists and turns that no one could have foreseen. His was also … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017

Torah Commentary Vayeshev (He Continued Living) Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16 Now That is Dysfunction The trials of Esau, Laban and the ordeal at Sh'khem and the death of Rachel are now behind Jacob. He even has a new name. I'm sure he thought it would be time to take life easy to enjoy … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017